The Audrey Placer Claim is a sulfur and silica mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,200 feet.
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Elevation: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)
Commodity: Sulfur, Silica
Lat, Long: 37.53694, -117.20944
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Audrey Placer Claim MRDS details
Primary: Audrey Placer Claim
District: Cuprite District
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: Brookside Quarries, Inc.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Commodity): CLEAN WHITE SILICA RUNNING ABOUT 99% S1O2. CERAMIC GRADE
Comment (Workings): 375 FT OF DRIFTING, (4 FT X 6 FT AND 5X7) 2 GLORY HOLES, SHAFT, RAISES, BULLDOZER TRENCHES
Comment (Location): 13 MILES SOUTH OF GOLDFIELD, 0.75 MILE FROM HGWY 95. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972
Comment (Development): 60 ACRES. OVER 100,000 TONS ORE BLOCKED OUT WITH LIGHT OVERBURDEN OF 24-48 IN OF RUBBLE AND DIRT. PROBABLY OVER 850000 TONS PRESENT
Reference (Deposit): GRAHAM, W.H., (NO DATE) UNTITLED, UNDATED REPORT ON THE AUDREY PLACER; NBMG FILE 86 ITEM 2
Nevada has a total of 368 distinct gold districts. Of the of those, just 36 are major producers with production and/or reserves of over 1,000,000 ounces, 49 have production and/or reserves of over 100,000 ounces, with the rest having less than 100,000 ounces. Read more at Gold Districts of Nevada.